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This is a Bohemian Czech art glass vase with an applied flower and leaves. The maker is Loetz. The date is circa 1930.

Loetz is the glassmaker who produced Tango glass with applied leaves and flowers. You can find a basic example in the book “Collectible Bohemian Glass 1915-1945” by Robert & Deborah Truitt, page 74, Item 4.

This vase is 8” high and 3” wide at the mouth.

The color of the glass is orange or red, or perhaps orange-red, as it appears orange in some light, and red in other light.

The leaves are of black glass with some carving in it to resemble the veins of leaves. The black glass starts at the bottom and a leaf furls out on each side. Between the two leaves is an applied glass rod made of clear glass, and that is the stem of the flower. The flower is at the top of the stem, with many petals, and it is made of clear glass with some type of green-yellow color application. The edges of the petals are ridged.

Here is the damage report, and there are photos of everything, that I point to in color. The leaf on the left has two cracks, one radiating down the center, and one radiating off the top of the first one. The glass is rough where the cracks are, and so is the tip, where the longer crack extends. I do not think these cracks were glued as the black glass is too close to the Tango glass to effect a repair. One petal of the flower, the tip is broken off. The second leaf, at the top, on the face of the black glass, there is a rough spot that may be due to a broken glass bubble, or just how it is.

The rim of the mouth is quite thin.

There are air bubbles in the Tango glass.

The bottom is slightly indented and smooth.

There is no acid stamp mark on the bottom, though sometimes I think I see the faint outlines of one in a strong light.

Item ID: RL-894

Bohemian Czech Loetz Orange Red Tango Art Glass Vase w Applied Leaves & Flower c 1930

$175 USD

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